Comments:EAS 71, 122, KW 357, SKE 233, 235, Poppe 30, 76. Mong. is hardly borrowed from Turkic, despite Щербак 1997, 144; Tung. is hardly borrowed from Mong., despite Doerfer MT 46. The meaning in Kor. and Jpn. may reflect the influence of another root, PA *saŕi q. v.; in Jpn. there is an additional contamination with *sĭ́k`u 'press' q. v.